Education & Training


Education& Training Briefs – September 2021

Tri-Cities schools split $184K from Gesa Gesa Credit Union awarded more than $266,000 to Washington school districts through its affinity...

Q&A with Zahra Roach

Executive Director Children’s Developmental Center Zahra Roach Employees you oversee: 41 What is the Environmental Molecular Sciences Brief background of...

Tri-City students step one foot forward, one foot back

By one key measure, public schools in Benton and Franklin counties have shown strong progress. By another, students in the...

Financial education starts with scarcity, perspective

Recently someone very dear to me said they were in near physical pain listening to an investment presentation. They were...

Help your kids and grandkids avoid college debt

As higher education costs continue to rise, it is important to consider how best to fund your child’s or grandchild’s...
The Arts Center Task Force won’t build its 800-seat performing arts center at Vista Field in Kennewick. The nonprofit notified the Port of Kennewick it won’t seek to renew an agreement for 2.2 acres at Vista Field and is pursuing public funding elsewhere, possibly in Richland, instead. (Courtesy Arts Center Task Force)

Arts center group pulls out of Vista Field over funding

A nonprofit with a bold plan to build a performing arts center at the heart of Kennewick’s Vista Field has...
Richland High junior Ashleigh Beach practices wrapping a bandage on a fellow student during a sports medicine class. Richland School District will launch an Academy of Health & Sciences in the fall of 2020, incorporating existing courses such as sports medicine and new ones in areas such as biomedical science to help students prepare for a variety of health care careers. (Courtesy Richland School District)

Richland academy gives high schoolers head start on health care careers

Richland students will get a jump start on health care careers thanks to a new academy set to launch this...

Strong, skilled workforce contributes to strong economy

By Kris Johnson If it seems like you’ve seen a lot “help wanted” signs lately, you’re not imagining things. Now...

Q&A with Sandra Haynes

Sandra Haynes ChancellorWashington State University Tri-Cities  Number of employees you oversee: Approximately 245 faculty and staff What is WSU Tri-Cities...
Energy Northwest

$6.5M project marries solar power, battery storage, training in Richland

C Construction work has started on a $6.5 million project that will include a 4-megawatt solar generating array and a...

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